Community is a word that means many things to many people.
It can range from a generations-long bond of local family and friends to a newly formed community of new residents from a close-by town or state or from other countries around the world.
But in all those instances, community could and should mean coming together for the greater good.
Since our earliest brainstorming meetings in the early 2000s, to our official establishment several years later and beyond, The Beachmont Improvement Committee was, is and will always strive to not only be a part of bettering our own neighborhood community, but also to be a positive force in the larger community of Revere and Massachusetts.
Weâ€™ve seen a lot of changes over these years. We have, with cooperation, hard work and activism from BIC members, city leaders and countless other helpers, achieved a lot.
These past few years have been a struggle for everyone, including our group.
We are now fortunate enough to again host regular monthly meetings, while we are also constantly looking for new ways to evolve in this new reality. We want to encourage new participation from our neighborhood community, as well as the Revere community as a whole.
There have been many major changes in Revere over the past several years and there are many more to come that will impact not only the Beachmont area but the city as a whole. Our work has just begun.
We want to reassert our mission to improve our neighborhood community for everyone in it, as well as to be part of the community that is Revere.
We should be inspiring younger generations, future voters and potential future leadersto realize that becoming a force of good should not be thought of as just an obligation, but more as a worthwhile and fulfilling challenge that we, as a group, have found it to be over these years.
It is in all our best interests to come together to achieve the improvement of all our neighborhoods, as the community of Revere.
We welcome any and all participation and help in our monthly meetings at the Revere Police Station (held on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30).
Ed Deveau, Treasurer